Poland – Reduction of VAT rate for certain products and sectors

The government has announced a reduction to the VAT rate applicable to certain products and sectors:

  • Electricity: application of the reduced VAT rate of 5%.
  • Gas: application of the 0% VAT rate
  • Certain meats, fish, dairy products, vegetables, fruits, cereals and beverages: the VAT rate is reduced from 5% to 0%.

This temporary reduction in the VAT rate came into effect on February 1, 2022 and is valid until July 31, 2022.

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